Saturday, November 27, 2010

IPhone App Test

This is just a test to see how this new Blogpress app allows me to post here on Jim Sharp. I've been looking for a good app that will allow me to post on the fly using my iPhone. The two most important features I needed were text and pictures. We'll see how the writing comes out and this picture of my youngest practicing piano.

I hope everyone in the States had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The holiday season is now in full swing, so things will be getting even busier. I'll talk to you soon.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sharp Edges Practice Shears Sale

Sharp Edges is selling a set of 11 Practice shears for $100 for a limited time. Give them a call at 217-422-0911. Be sure you tell them you heard about this on Jim Sharp! Act now, the sale will only last as long as supplies do.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Google Boost

A question I get often from professional sharpeners is how can I advertise my local sharpening service effectively on search engines like Google. Well, it looks like a good answer has made an appearance. In this recent post on Mashable, Jolie O'Dell shares a write up she did for American Express OPEN Forum about Google Boost*; Google's new locally targeted, location-based marketing program. This looks like an excellent option for local sharpener to promote their websites.

If you have a website for your business I suggest you give this post a once over and see if this new Google program will work for you. Here is the link to that post on Mashable:

If you don't have a website for your business, we should talk. There are many benefits to having a site that I'd be glad to go over with you. Call me at 864-381-8697.

Image: Mashable

*Jim Sharp is in no way affiliated with Google Boost or Mashable. This post is informational only.